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Olympics August 10
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GB win bronze!
NZ net a consolation via Michelsen from penalty corner, but less than two mins left
Almost No 4 from Danson
That's 3-0 and we can get the party going. It's Oxon's Sarah Thomas with the third
Boom. Britain are on top now and earn a further penalty corner.
Yet another GB penalty corner and it's 2-0 via Cullen!
But they mess it up!
Another penalty corner for GB, won by Chloe Rogers
We are three-quarters through and it looks good for GB
NZ win penalty corner despite GB's appeal. But GB defend and counter attack
GB go 1-0 up after Alex Danson deflects home Crista Cullen's flick!
GB win a penalty corner after great work down the right
That was close. New Zealand's Katie Glynn hits the post with a deflection!
Second half underway, come on GB!
New Zealand earn their first penalty corner with a minute to go before the break, but deflection is wide and that's half-time
It's still fairly tight at the Riverbank Arena. With just over five minutes until the break, it would be a good time for a goal.
Crowd thought GB had scored, but flick from Cullen was wide
GB win another penalty corner. Could this be the breakthrough?
Some great GB pressure, but no reward yet
GB win first penalty corner
New Zealand's Maguire wide with first shot on goal
GB have had the better of the early stages without creating a real opening. Nice to see rowing silver medallists Richard and Peter Chambers, of Oxford Brookes fame, in the crowd.
The crowd are buoyed by the official England football supporters band and can make a real difference today.
Commentator has told spectators to be aware of flying hockey balls and it's time to start.
The players come out for the anthems
New Zealand have never won an Olympic medal. Let's hope that statistic stays intact today!
With Britain's men having lost 9-2 to Holland in their semi-final last night, this is a great chance for our women to raise morale.
Now GB are on the pitch, with No 29 Sarah Thomas carrying our local hopes.
New Zealand, known as the Black Sticks, are warming up, but GB have not yet come out.
Oxfordshire's Sarah Thomas and her Great Britain teammates take on New Zealand in the women's hockey bronze medal play-off at 3.30pm.
The 31-year-old forward, from Henley, is the final hope to add to the county's medal tally at London 2012.
That stands at six from rowing (two gold, two silver and two bronze).